In this role, you will be responsible to provides transitional, comprehensive mental health services including crisis intervention, outreach, and case management to a caseload of severely mentally ill adults who are high users of psychiatric inpatient services, and links them to ongoing treatment.
In this role, you will be responsible for thorough knowledge of social work principles and practices, including case management, individual and group counseling techniques, diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
The Psychiatric Social Worker is a member of an interdisciplinary team who provides direct assessment, diagnosis formulation, treatment planning, treatment intervention and psycho-education to members and/or family members.
In this role, you will participate in creating key products and/or written materials related to grant deliverables and works with others on the team to meet reporting and monitoring requirements and grant required deadlines.
In this role, you will maintain responsibility for the application of social work procedures and techniques, including interviewing, behavioral assessment, and evidence
-based therapies in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological and neuropsychological disorders, applying expertise in the individual, family, and group psychotherapy, couples therapy, and alcohol and drug treatment evaluations.
In this role, the selected candidate will work on-call evenings, weekends & holidays, assuming primary responsibility for emergency psychiatric care and acting as consultant to emergency department physicians and staff.
In this role, you will participate in care planning in collaboration with the patient and healthcare team to identify effective interventions that will help the patient meet rehabilitation, treatment goals, and improve quality of life.
In this role, you will performs psychosocial assessments and develops a plan to meet the needs of patients with complex social issue/problems, and arranges post-discharge services for patients as needed.